Aizat: About

Muhammad Aizat bin Amdan or better known as Aizat was one of the 15 final students selected for the reality programme Akademi Fantasia 5 (AF5) in 2007. He performed through 7 of the 13 AF5 concerts and in the final concert.

His most successful rendition during AF5 was that of the song "Perpisahan" which received a standing ovation from the audience. The YouTube video of this performance has received not less than 44,000 visits and the number is still climbing.

Since AF5, Aizat has been performing in shows and events for Maestro. His live performances include Gempaq Selebriti Astro throughout several states in Malaysia, the AF5 Reunion Concert, Puisi Merdeka, Anugerah ERA 2007, Petronas Family Day Concert, Maxis launch, etc.

Aizat had also participated in TV programmes such as Gitu2 Apek, Bersama Aznil, AC di Sini, Hari Raya AF5, Hari Raya Aidil Adha , Generasi Y, Musik musik etc. He has also been featured in several publications such as in Harian Metro, Media Hiburan, Aksi, etc.

Aizat's popularity extends to Brunei where he currently has a fan base. In June 2007, Aizat was invited by the Sultan of Brunei to perform at a reception in Brunei in conjunction with His Royal Highness daughter's wedding.

In July 2007, Kasi Gegar Entertainment Sdn. Bhd. (KGE) was formed to manage the production of Aizat's first two singles -- "Sahabat" and "Hanya Kau Yang Mampu".

Both the songs were released sometime in October and November of 2007 in Suria FM and XFresh FM. "Sahabat" hit No.1 in the charts of Suria 23 and "Hanya Kau Yang Mampu" in the charts of XFresh FM Sepuluh respectively sometime in November 2007.

"Hanya Kau Yang Mampu" had recently been spun on Hot FM and ERA FM. Hanya Kau Yang Mampu is currently No.1 on the Hot FM chart and No.4 in Carta ERA.

"Hanya Kau Yang Mampu" was posted by a fan in Youtube in early March 2008 and has as at today, been visited by 106,000 viewers. There are five other unofficial music video sites posted by fans for this song which together have received not less than 30,000 viewers.

Aizat's first album, Percubaan Pertama, was released in end April/early May 2008 and was distributed by Universal Music Malaysia. 70% of the songs in the album were composed by Aizat and his siblings. This was in line with the call of the Malaysian music industry to promote Malaysian compositions and creativity.

Further to his achievements in producing his own album, Aizat has also bagged top prizes at the 24th Anugerah Juara Lagu in 2010, with his performance of "Pergi" and "Kau Aku". He had also been short-listed as finalist for Anugerah Bintang Popular -- Berita Harian 2008 in the Popular Male Singer category and nominated as one of the Top 5 in 3 different categories of Anugerah Industri Muzik (AIM) 2009.

Aizat has just finished his foundation studies in Music at International College of Music (ICOM), and is currently working hard to produce his second album, which will feature all original song compositions. Aizat also contributed his great vocals on three tracks titled "Pergi", "I Go" and "Just One Boy" for the Talentime soundtrack, a film produced by Yasmin Ahmad.

A newly aired drama at TV3 titled Merah Putih has also captured Aizat's talent in composing his own songs based on the drama's storyline. "Kau Aku" is now being played at major radio stations nationwide.

Aizat is also happy to contribute his talent to nation-building with his own style of music by participating in the 'Satu Suara' campaign held by the Ministry of Youth & Sports Malaysia to promote the strengthening of ties among the youth community.